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This Day in Film History:
August 12


Legendary epic director Cecil B. De Mille is born in Ashfield, Massachusetts.


Martin Scorsese's The Last Temptation of Christ opens after the director had tried to bring Nikos Kazantzakis' novel to the screen for ten years. The film opened to a storm of controversy as various Christian groups objected to the portrayal of Christ therein.
Source: Forbidden Films

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